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Tulane University's Contributions to Health Sciences research and education: A Guide: Dr. William J. Mogabgab

Distinguished Tulane Medical and Public Health Faculty and Tulane Health Sciences Alumni. Selected highlights on their contributions to medical science.


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Dr. William J. Mogabgab

Matas Library Photograph Collection, no. 6128, PR File


Dr. William J. Mogabgab (1921-2001)

Professor of Medicine, 1962-1992 , Former Section Chief, Infectious Diseases

In 1955, Dr. Mogabgab became the first to isolate the common cold virus. He followed this achievement in 1966 with an exhaustive study describing the behavior, properties and characteristics of influenza viruses in tissue cultures. 

Tulane University B.S,, 1942, Tulane University School of Medicine, M.D., 1944, Charity Hospital of Louisiana, 1944-1945


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